Category Archives: Teenagers

Seeing Through the Fog

The fog is beginning to lift.  That is literal as well as metaphorical. The girls are at morning practice, and I just spent the first hour trying to get my walk in. Up and down, around and through the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Texting Greatness

I am pretty sure that I could still recognize my grandmother’s handwriting. She died when I was in high school, but because she lived in Washington DC and we lived here, she was constantly sending things in the mail. Birthday … Continue reading

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Cobb Swimmer Power Salad

I’ve made them before, I’ve written about them before … the power salad. The salad exactly right for hungry girls (and boys) after school that give them everything they need to get through a two-and-a-half hour workout complete with running … Continue reading

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Random Breakfast

The breakfast table discussion … Emma: (as she researches the scariest haunted houses in our local area she can find) “Wait a minute, this says Halloween is on Thursday!” (referring to Netherworld’s un-updated website) Lizzie: “I need a rainbow wig … Continue reading

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Adventures in Chapel Hill, Day 3

I have this feeling … One day we might be a house divided. Georgia. Georgia Tech. UNC. Duke. (God willing on the money with those last two! And honestly, who knows? Maybe they will all elect to stay in state?) … Continue reading

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Adventures in Chapel Hill

So, its been a couple of days. Sorry about that. Moving a family my size about the country is no small operation. Clothes need to be thought through, shoes, bathing suits, hairbrushes, toothbrushes and other accoutrements that keep the kids … Continue reading

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The Gloves

Parenting is so hard. Anyone who tells you its wonderful and blissful and full of Kodak moments is either 1. Not doing it right (sadly, this is the case most of the time) or 2. Off in La La land … Continue reading

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